Poll Update

Barack Obama Favorable Rating - Very Unfavorable 36%, Very Favorable 29% (YouGov/Economist 9/1-9/3/12)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±4.2 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 11 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Unfavorable 36%
Very Favorable 29%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 9%
Undecided 7%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1,000 adults
Wrong Track 59%
Right Direction 24%
Undecided 17%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Unfavorable 31%
Very Favorable 21%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 18%
Undecided 11%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Unfavorable 34%
Strongly Favorable 26%
Undecided 16%
Somewhat Favorable 14%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Unfavorable 32%
Somewhat Favorable 24%
Very Favorable 17%
Undecided 14%
Somewhat Unfavorable 12%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Disapprove 40%
Somewhat Approve 22%
Strongly Approve 14%
Undecided 13%
Somewhat Disapprove 10%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Disapprove 39%
Strongly Approve 24%
Somewhat Approve 17%
Undecided 13%
Somewhat Disapprove 7%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Disapprove 65%
Neither 17%
Undecided 10%
Approve 8%

2012 National House Race

Asked of 1,000 adults
Democrat 40%
Republican 32%
Undecided 16%
Not Voting 11%
Other 2%

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 737 registered voters
Barack Obama I 47%
Mitt Romney 46%
Undecided 4%
Other 3%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Disapprove 48%
Approve 43%
Undecided 9%
Asked of 378 Democrats
Approve 76%
Disapprove 17%
Undecided 6%
Asked of 256 Republicans
Disapprove 91%
Approve 8%
Undecided 1%
Asked of 309 independents
Disapprove 49%
Approve 42%
Undecided 9%